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Rat TrkB/NTRK2 Gene ORF cDNA clone expression plasmid

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Rat NTRK2 cDNA Clone Product Information
NCBI RefSeq:NM_001163168.1
RefSeq ORF Size:1431bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Rattus norvegicus neurotrophic tyrosine kinase, receptor, type 2.
Gene Synonym:Tkrb, trkB, TRKB1, RATTRKB1, Ntrk2
Species:Rat
Vector:pCMV3-untagged
Plasmid:pCMV3-ratNTRK2
Restriction Site:KpnI + XbaI (6.1kb + 1.43kb)
Tag Sequence:
Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence except for the point mutation 816 T/C and 1302 C/T not causing the amino acid variation.
Sequencing primers:T7(TAATACGACTCACTATAGGG) BGH(TAGAAGGCACAGTCGAGG)
Promoter:Enhanced CMV mammalian cell promoter
Application:Stable or Transient mammalian expression
Antibiotic in E.coli:Ampicilin
Antibiotic in mammalian cell:Hygromycin
Shipping_carrier:Each tube contains lyophilized plasmid.
Storage:The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at room temperature for three months.
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Background

TrkB receptor also known as TrkB tyrosine kinase or BDNF/NT-3 growth factors receptor or neurotrophic tyrosine kinase, receptor, type 2 (NTRK2) is a single transmembrane catalytic receptors with intracellular tyrosine kinase activity. TrkB/NTRK2 is a member of the neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK) family. TrkB tyrosine kinase (TrkB) or NTRK2 is coupled to the Ras, Cdc42/Rac/RhoG, MAPK, PI3-K and PLCgamma signaling pathways. There are four members of the Trk family; TrkA, TrkB and TrkC and a related p75NTR receptor. Each family member binds different neurotrophins with varying affinities. TrkB/NTRK has highest affinity for brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and is involved in neuronal plasticity, longterm potentiation and apoptosis of CNS neurons. Other neurotrophins include nerve growth factor(NGF), neurotrophin-3 and neurotrophin-4. TrkB/NTRK is a membrane-bound receptor that, upon neurotrophin binding, phosphorylates itself and members of the MAPK pathway. Signalling through this kinase leads to cell differentiation. Mutations in TrkB/NTRK have been associated with obesity and mood disorders.

References
  • Klein R, et al. (1990) The trkB tyrosine protein kinase gene codes for a second neurogenic receptor that lacks the catalytic kinase domain. Cell. 61 (4): 647-56.
  • Rose CR, et al. (2003) Truncated TrkB-T1 mediates neurotrophin-evoked calcium signalling in glia cells. Nature. 426 (6962): 74-8.
  • Yamada K, et al. (2004) Brain-derived neurotrophic factor/TrkB signaling in memory processes. J Pharmacol Sci. 91 (4): 267-70.
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